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IJv Kockctt it Jliddlctoii. Devoted toIVcivs, Politics, Commerce, Agriculture, &c. Two Dollars in Advance "Ktgoal Vigilance is the price of Liberty. PANOLA, ML, SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 184G. NO. 17 VOL: 2. ers'. THE LYNX I'rinwl ivl published rvPry Satukkay n '. V.'S-r on, dollar per Aiivpri n uu i c ....... ti rat I imprtidn. its lor fail r i inuprliiitl char -cil doable price of ordinary ail- ait.l imycenw ' ;V 8l nal natue will in variably be CVvA,v,aT,s,N(,--A.lrll11,tion will I, mvlfl to those who n.lvevii" - ' " 5,iPntD.no,inttn make it for tho uuc.cn of in- Ajvrrtxement, out of the thren l.ne ol rr of th yearly a.Uertner will be charged for cperately at the ordinary rates. ProfcJionnl rai.N not altera hie for the year, cnianis e.i lines or lees ten dollars The names of candidates for county o.Ti.-eswi.l t, inserted f.ir live d Uars, paynMo always in cd vi Tf and Stats offices ten dollar, 'i-ilrctija v.ckeu will never he delivered until 'romicHleircnlaorrommiinicat'.onsoronly an individual interest, will 1.8 chargd nttinlf price of ordinary advertisements and must be paid m Vlvcrfunments not marked with the number of insertions will be vontimied Mill lorbid, and any ftltentionsmado after insertion charged extra.. Adverti-iiv patrons will favor ns by haTidui? i , their advertisements, as early after onrre5nlar vi-.'ication days as convenient not later in any Pe'ifp.''iW1'a,lTn'"9llayn'r11,t; , , ' Ml JOIJ-WOUK must, be paid for on deliv vrJK nvitbe paid on alllcttcrs,or they wii( 1'i.ST ,,nt be attended to SAM. BELLMC'KEE, Attorney at I-axv, Panola, Miss. An;ii. lfth lir-lfJ. i j Iku S'Dlft w-Li-y )!:' At the L'laiHer ami lrudtrs- onoe Store, Memphis. II AV1NG made a rrngeinents during , il i,:it winter with soino ot the ".l manu&clurers in tho Kal, is l.o- j receiving a partoi ins summer .ru u. , Boots, Mice?, anu t.iog.ms uu .vpriil sliii.ments will bo adueJ tl u r- in" uic nioniHs ui ;iM it .i i., r a.;i .( :.-iv .i April among which are, for the tiutle: j I 1UU pr. mens single and double sole j Bro"ans, various pattern-', .mi li i i.f. uoni'.'in call' seal si rap w " i shoes ' Ituois, O'JO do. fiii'.s. guoj ami fine mar boots, SUIIl- iM'..ti,j l..w ii!i:ii-tpr call ami sea Shot Men's calf, g.i.it and seal skin slip- pers, I 4U0 pr.'boys Downing & Brognn. , Mens extra size Urug.ms, to fill bro ken stocks, &c, v-V., which will be suU by the case or dozen at a small advance on manufacturers prices. will also be fiill, GRAND and com plcte among which are: Cunts. TALL Boots a perfect fit, DeOrsays; Button gaiiors; Caif and goat Monroes; Velvet Nullifiers; Goat, do. Fancy pumps; Ladies linen i gaiter; " lasting do. do. t , foxed buskins; linen do. do " kid welted do " do pumps and low ties; " white Knglish uid slippers; ri.;i,trt.n. Mioses', Youths' and UIIU UllllUK"" I ' Boy's shoes &c. too numerous to do- " We'charge but half price for looking at our stock, and prices winch shall be satisfactory lo all who want a good ar ticle Won't you .call as you L'; at the I tanters .uiu Si an ut. der the Franklin House r rum Ilow?-and we'll "do you proud; as far os the UlWtiliZ"" CCrned' JOSEPH S. LEVETT. Memphis April 25 '46. 10-4w. To tlicOciitlcincn of Fatiola. IF you desire good clothing and at excessively low prices, let me con strain you to give me a cal . 1 can now cloth you from and to both extrem ities. Desirable Hats, of Otter, Beaver, Ashland, Silk & Plush, as well as Caps of oil Silk, and Cloth; Night Caps; Shirts of every kind, Si!kr Cotton, lin en, and Buckskin; Drawers of all kinds, Coats, Pants, & Vests of every discre tion; Socks and elegant Boots and Gai ters; Cravats; Tvussian G.rdles; Shoul der Braces; Money Belts, and every thin else so multiplied that I have no natieVe to enumerate, you can find at II Wade's on Madison street, Memphis, nearly opposite the Post Office, and near the Union Bank. jj y,)E. April 11, MG 8"lf- Uanscrs Notice. rpAKEN up by omas Musgrave, 1 living about five miles North Last if PanbCone Sorrel Stud Horse, with . I -iwMit fivfi vears old a star in ni io--c,. -,- appraised to BUS K " - , . "i1 BARNEY-OXMAN AND Til 15 EVIL ONE. r,v SAM SLICK There lived and old woman, some years ago at mushquash creek, in South Carolina, that had a large fortin1 and only darter. 'She was a widder, a miser, and a Drunker. She was very goo I and very cross, as many righteous folks are, and had a loose tongue and a tight purse of her own. All the men that looked at her darter she thought had an eye on her money, nnd she warn't lar out of the way nothcr, for it seems as if beautydnd money was too much together in a general way. Hich gals and handsome gals arc sel dom good for not bin1 else but their cash or their looks. Pears and peaches ain't often found on the same tree, 1 tell you. She lived all alone almost, with nobody but her darter in the housei and some old nigger slaves in a hut near at hand; and she seed no company she could help. The onlv place thev went to in a g-nera, Nvay? Was mectin', and jPru ! sha never missed that, 1W it was the j I onlv chance she had sometimes to fret out alone. - Barney Oxman had a most beautiful voice, and always went there, too, to sinrr alonrr with tbn rr.il s; nriil l!:irnrv .",..,, r , , r .,, . , hcarin ot the fortuv of Rushy, made up to her as fierce as possible, and sung o ! . stood number one with the heiress. But then he didn't often get a chance to walk up with her, and when he did, she didn't let him come in for fear of ! the old woman; but Barney warn't to i be put off in that way Ion When a ' rrn) In ,,.,ctMr' n 1 o n aol,0r, if. a high fence thcy can't got , , fact. I tell you what," says Barney, "sit up alone in the k ecpin' room, Ilushy dear, artcr old mother has gone to bed, ; put out the light, and I'll slide down on '. the rope from the trap door on the roof. Tell her you are exercised in your j mind, an 1 want to men-Jit me alone, as i the words you have heard this day have reached your heart."" Jerusha was frightened to' death al most, but what wont a woman do when a lover is in the way? So that very night she told the old woman she was exercised in her mind, and would wres tle with the spirit. "Do dear," said her mother, "and you wont think of the vanities of dress and idle company no more. You see I have given them all up since I made profes sion, and never so much as speak of , them now, no, nor even to think of lnem , Well, the house was a flat-roo led i , , . . ... , house, and a trap door in the ceihn7 , , . , . , over the keepin' room, and there was1 . - . , . i a crane on the roof with a rope to if, j , , , to pull up things to spread to dry there, i 1 1 . .. . .. i As soon as the lights were all put out,' , s , , , ,' and Barney thought the old woman was J , , asleep, he crawls upon the house, anu 1 , ' , , ,. ..i opens the trap door, and lets himself j ' , 1 , , . T , 1 down by the rone, and he and Jerusha. uu 1 , ' ' ... ,. u. . . . . . corner courtin, or, as they can u in. .1 .1 t'cntifHn nel.es." When 1 bejrun t0 s!l0W, ho went n 1 hn,,h 1 me rupe nanu ""uf it up alter lum ana closca me trap uoor, and made himself scarce Well, all this went on slick as could be for a while, but the old woman seed that her darter looked pale as if she hadn't had sleep enough, and there was no gettin' of her up in the mornln1; and when she did get up she was yawnin' and gipin' and so dull she had not a word to say. She got very uneasy about it at last, and used to get up in the night. some times, and call her darter, and make her go of! to bed; and once or twice, come very near catching of them. So what does Barney do, but takes two niggers with him when he goes arte r that, and leaves them on the roof, and fastens a large basket to the rope, and told .them if they felt the rope pulled, to hoist for dear life, but not to speak a word for the world. Well, one night, the old woman came to the door as us ual, and sais "Jerusha," says she,' "what on earth ails you, to make you set up all night that way: do come to bed that's a dear." 'Presently, marm," sais she, "I am wras'tling with the evil one I'll come presently." . 'Dear, dear," sais she, "you have wrastlcd long enougli with him to have throwed him hy this lime. If you can't throw him now, give it up, or he may throw you' "Presently, marm," sais her darter. "It's always the same tune," sais her mother, going; off grumbling "it's al ways presently: what has got into the gal to act so? Oh dear! what a pro tracted time she has on't. She has been sorely exercised, poor girl!" As soon as she had gone, Barne)' larfed so, he had to put his arm around her waist to steady him on the bench, in a way that didn't look like rompin'; and when he went to whisper, he larf ed so he did nothin' but touch her cheek Pvith h'13 linf? in a thal looked PIa ! Suily like kissinS and felt like it too; i and he PulIed t0 Sct away? and thcy ! had a',nost rc-lar wrastle a3 lhey set ! on lhe bcnch: when' as ,uck would Lhave ll' over went lhe bench' and down ! wcnl bolh cn 'em 011 the nnr vvilh an awful smash, and in bounced tho old woman "Which is uppermost?" sais she: "have you throwed Satan, or has Sa tan throwed you? Speak, Rushy; speak, dear; whose throwed?" - , "l've.throw'd him," sais her darter; "and 1 hope I've broke his neck he 1 acted so." up i.-v,i ti,i. Vyuuiu l(J ucu, lin.li, oaia out, uui- ling, and be thankful: say a prayer backwards, and Ji?t then the old woman was seized round the waist, hoisted through the . 7 .1. r j c t ""I"""" lu rvioi,au no... u.ut crane, vneru inu uaaivui oiui'j.u, 1 ' "I151 Uim" Sill: IvUUVT U, OIIU awa' "f cver so far in ,ho ir' "!nS' in' in a large basket, and no soul near her. Barnev and his nijrffers cu-t stockdou- . CO t .1 . ... 1 b e auick' crcPl into lne busnes, arw Avcnt round to the road in front of the bouse, just as day was breakin."' The old woman was then singm1 out lor her dear life, luckm' and squcallin' and cry in' and faintiu' all in one, properly frightened. Down came Barney as hard as he could clip, lookin' as inno cent as if he had heard nothin' of it, and pretendin' to be horrid frightened, offers his services, climbs up, releases the old woman, and gets blessed and thanked; and thanked and blessed till he was tired of it. 'Oh!" says the old woman' "Mr. Oxman, the moment that Jerusha throw'd the evil one, the house shook ,iko an i earthquake, and as I entered the room he seized me, put me into his basket, and flew off with me. Oh7 I shall never forget his fire eye-balls and ., fj , . , , the horrid smell of brimstone he had: ' "Had he a cloven foot and a long tail? ' said Barney, , , "I couldn t see in the dark,' said she, . , . , r . , , "tut his claws were awful sharp, oh, . . , -,11. . 1 how they dup- into my ribs', lte enal- , . , , . , T , most took the flesh off oh dear! Lord , . . . . , . . have mercy on us! 1 hope he is laid . in Use Red Sea now. 7 . T .. . ... -, "I tell you wnat it is, aunty,'' said Barney, "that's an awful story; keep it secret for your life; folks might say the house was haunted lltat you was possessed, and that Jerusha was in league with the evil one. Don't so much as lisp a syllable of it to a livin' sinner brea'hin; keep the secret and I will help you." The hint took; the old woman had no wish to be burnt or drowned for a witch, and the moment a feller has a woman's secret he is that woman's mas ter. He was invited there, stayed there, and married there, but the old woman never knew who "The Evil One" was, and always thought till her dying day it was Old Scratch himself. After death they didn't keep it a secret no longer, and many a good laugh there has been at the story of Barney Oxman and the Evil One. Mistaken in the person. An inci dent occurred in the fj. States Senate a short time since, which created a good laugh, and the complete discomfiture of the origiuator. A young blood from Virginia was introduced upon the floor, by a Senator from that State, and look his scat outside the bar, among the pri ileged distingues collected there. Af ter spending an hour, he left the compa ny with his Senatoril friend, but disco vered as soon ho reached the outside door, that his gloves a new pair- were missing 'I've loth my gloveth; they have been tholen from my hat." "Do you suspect any one?" inquired tho Senator. "Yeth: sir, I do." "Be kind enough to point him out." The blood carried him back to the floor, and pointing to two very ordina rily dressed gentlemen, said, "It wath one of thothe two men." "Well, one of those persons is Mr. P , the British Minister, and the other is Gen. S , Acting commander-in-Chief of the United States Army." The young man was thunderstruck, and in the extremity . of his agitation, thrust his hand deep into his dexter breeches pocket, and lo and behold! ho found his gloves pushed into the small est possible compass. He looked at them looked at tho Senator looked at the door, and without saying even as much as good bye, bolted. Mr. Ar cher smiled and walked towards his chair. THE BEAUTIFUL LAND. By Thomas Mackellar. There is a land immortal, The beautiful of lands; Beside its ancient portal . A sentry grimly stands, lie only can undo it, And open wide the the door, And mortals who passthrough it, Are mortals never more. That glorious land is Heaven, And Death the sentry grim; The Lord thereof has given The opening keys to him. And ramsomed spirits sighing, And sorrowful lor sin, Do pass the gate in dying, And freely enter in. Tho' dark and drear the passage That leadeth to the gate, Yet grace comes with the message, To souls that watch and wait; And at the time appointed A messenger comes down, And leads the Lord's anointed From cross to glory's crown. Their siohs are lost in singing, They're blessed in their tears: Their journey heavenward winging, They leave on earth their fears. Death like an angel scemeth; "We welcome thee," we cry; Their face with glory beameih; Tis life for them to die- "KATEOF ABERDEEN." The silver Moon's euamor'd beam. Steals softly through the night, To wanton with the winding stream, And kiss reflected light. To heads of state, go, balmy sleep, ('Tis where you've seldom been,) May's vigil while the shepherds keep, With Kate of Aberdeen. Upon the green the virgins wait, In rosy chaplet gay, Till morn unbars her golden gate, And gives the promised May, Methinks I hear the maid declare, The promised May, when seen, . Not hall so fragrant, not half so fair As Kate from Aberdeen. Strike up the tabor's boldest notes We'll rouse the nodding grove; The nested birds shall raise their throats, And hail the maid of love. And see! the matin lark mistakes: He quits tho tufted green, Fond bird! 'tis not the morning fbreaks, 'Tis Kale of Aberdeen! Now lightsome o'er the level mead, Where midnight fairies rove, Like them, the jocund dance we'll lead, Or tune the reed to love, For see! the rosy May draw nigh; She claims a virgin queen; And hark! the happy shepherdscry, 'This Kate of Aberdeen. THE NATIONAL FAIR AND THE TARIFF. Messrs. Editors: I see, iri the-last "Union," that a writer ( I presume their usual correspondent, the British agent now in the Capitol) complains, not that the goods exhibiting at the "National Fair" are too high, but too low. "JHe says that they cannot be sold for the prices marked, and invites them out. Let them come on, and this Manchester man with them, and the manufacturers, I venture to predict, will not only fill all their orders but thank them for their custom. But this writer inquires, when the American manulacturers can sup ply goods at "lower prices" than for eigners, why tax the consumer by the tariff? Tax the consumer! How? by giving them goods at "low prices This is a strange taxation, but it is the way the protective policy always ha3 and always will tax the people, by giv ing them goods cheaper and cheaper as capital is invested, skill acquired, and supply increased. Repeal the tariff, check American competition, get goods from abroad as formerly, and these Manchester men will soon put up their prices to former rates and jnake their fortunes at one expense; and this is just what they so ardently-.'desire to accom plish by breaking doVn'our tariff. Will an American Congress gratify them? We shall soon see. But the "Union" man inquires, if we can manufacture as cheap as foreigners, why keep on the tariff? And I ask him, if the tariff has, by inducing Investments and increasing supply, reduced prices to one-third and one-fourth of what they were before, why repeal it, and thus check further investments, further-com-petition, and still further reductions of price? Answer this. But, says this British advocate, these manufacturers are realizing profits of from 30 to 100 per cent. So much the better, if, as he says, they are giving us the goods cheaper than they can be made abroad. For it is clear if-they are realizing such profits, capital, al ways w atching for the Lest employment will soon rush into this profitable busi ness so fast, and increase supply, that the prices will be so 'reduced that the profits will soon come down to .the or dinary rates of G or 7 per cent. Re peal the protective tariff, and you check all further investments and secure a monopoly to the invested capital. Con tinue or increase the tariff, and you in- crease investments and competition , do stroy monopoly, and still more and more reduce prices by still more and mnrfi .nrrreasin.T sunnlv. skill, and ex- Jperience. Then we go for the tariff, to promote competition, destroy monoply, Bul nQne of ,hese await u3 NonQ of reduce prices, and thus benefit the con-,lhes(J thlngs Ctfn move uslhey arc sumers, whilst we increase the wages ; n0. ony wrested from us, but we arc of labor by increasing the demand for . held up to public reprobation as unwor it, and at the same time "increase the thy orthe smallest honors, the punniest prices of agricultural produce of all trusts of our country. Whigs! we are , . , , , , . a- proud of you; and we will proclaim the kinds, raw materials and breadstuff,, ; JsuIling ;enlimenls Df our hearts on by increasing its consumption. I any spot of tyranny or right that sees Thus these anti-tariff agitators are j the light of Heaven. Nothing shall doin" every thin"- for the invested capi- I keep them down. And we as boldly de lal by checking competition and secur- I mand (not petition) that the bill ofex , 0 . c , . . elusion, with all its penalties enacted ing them a monopoly of tho American against yQ be al and foreyer rg market, whilst, on the other hand, thcy pealed. We wait no privileges; wo are injuring labor by diminishing its will have none. But we demand, as employments, and depressing agricul- we ever have done, and will forexerdo, ture by diminishing tho demand for its that we be permitted to stand up equal , . rr,, r . , r., . in political rights, m patriotism, in nub productions. The friends of the tariff pnvat es'leem wilh an'y maBi ate, therefore, the true friends of the setof men, or tahty, that can do l on- farmers and icork in gmen, 'while the op- ponents and agitators of the tariff are Washington and Uancoc!;, Henry and the real, though unintentional friends i Adams-. ,llas demand no jusiice to ... ... i enforce it Is it unfounded in history or invested capital, by checking compe-; or cquhy ? Is it bok,, im)Ujent or nu. tition and securing them a monopoly, dacious? Wc leave the decision to our while they break down agriculture and brethren who have so relentlessly pcr the laboring man by curtailing their j secuted us. Southron. employments and their markets. -Is not this tho plain practical operation and effect ot the present course of the! anti-tariff party? I submit this ques tion with confidence to every farmer, mechanic, and working man in the coun try. iVah Int. The WniG Pakty. Never were we prouder of this glorious old party than at the present crisis. We have stood by it in many a hopeless contest, and in one glorious triumph, against the min ions of power, but never yet have we fel such a deep, satisfaction and eleva ted sense of its devotion to the honor of thecountry. We have seen it derided and scofled at,- -we have looked on in unutterable pain at the malignant pro scription of the stern patriotism, the proud genius and splendid talents of her sons. We have seenhem, as by a bill of Fxclusion, banfshed from all the places of honor and trust in our be loved country; strangers, as it "were, in a strange "land,; foreigners, among their brethren, and in the midst of the fruits won for them by the blood and treasures oftheir proud whig ancestry. And we have felt that this exclusion from a fair participation in the trusts and honors of this inheritance and es tate of liberty, bequeathed us by that ! proud ancestry, was as galling to asen- - i.n.nMn K.-triil n thn rrnel- felll Vu UIIU uuiiu 1 ituit " ty and disgrace that Charles 1, and the infamous Stafford inflicted upon the Puritans and Covenanters, who were the bold and original architects ofwhig principles. And why? We must re member that was an ago of physical scouring and torture.. That slitting the nose, and digging the eyes from their sockets, incarceration and blood, were then the only instruments of dis grace. This is an age of manners and of polished refinement. To disgrace a man now, you have not resort to physi- cal torture. The instrument? of dis grace in this polite age, is a scourge of the sentiments. To a mind, elevated in the scale of genius, learning, and a true and honorable ambition, it is now as galling to be denounced ' and pro scribed as unworthy of honorable trusts, as the severest corporeal punishments were in the age of the profligate and arbitrary Charles. Honor feels a stain upon its chastity, inflicted through the sentiments, like a wound. . .And to pro scribe and exclude men, proud of their country, swelling with emotions of hon or when contemplating the institutions of their fathers, ready to die for i.s preservation and unsullied purity, men of splendid genius and gigantic talent?, is as base persecution, is as undoubted a crushing of the spirit, as the most frantic, arbitrary and blood tyranny, the disgusting tyrant, whose name has already too often blurred our page,ever inflicted upon the Puritans and Cove- Lnap.lers of his age. ' K iV, k v, 4 v, ...1. . 1 1 uui iiiuujjii nit; wuifis are iruaicu as foreigners. and strangers on the soil of their birth, upon the estate of their fa thers, never for one moment have they faltered in their devotion to their coun try. And now, when that country is inyjslved in a war, which many of them think was brought on by precipitancy and rashness induced alone by selfish ness rushed into for a bcoa that God and Nature had decreed ours, in the peaceable and natural )rogress of events, yet we see them marching up to the conflict as cheerfully, as intrepid ly ,' as enthusiastically as if their bre thren had treated them as joint heirs in the glorious inheritance of liberty. .They can stand a proud scrutiny with their oppressors. We are proud of them and we have a right to be proud of them. What other men on the broad face of the wide earth, would act as they have? With nothing to expect, noth ing to hope for, but contumely and re proach when the war shall have glor- j lhe nfliCt wUh as cag'er cheerfulnesSt j ns r lhCy were l0 return l0 their homes and families with the rich rewards and I gratitude that patriots of all ages and 1 a!1 limfs ,have wreathed upon the or to human nature in ibis land of Question What did Jon ih say when r nc saw iiie jaws of the whale extended lo receive him? Answer He might have said, "There's a fine opening for a young man." 07-"IIere, you little rascal, walk up and account for yourself where have you been?" "After the girls, father." "Don't you know belter than that? Did you ever see me do so when I was a boy?" "Yeth, thir." ' To improve the breath and cleanse the teeili lTo four ounces of fresh prepa red water, add one drachm of Peruvian Bark, and wash the teeth wiih this wa ter in the morning and evening, before breakfast and after supper. It will effectually destroy the lariar on the teelh and remove the offensive smell arising from those that are decayed- . "Mamma, are all vessels called sheV "Yes my dear." "Then how are the national ships called men-of-war?" , "Jane, you may put that child to bed. 0-uWhy have you volunteered?" said rather a careworn-looking newly enrolled volunteer, yesterday, to a fine looking young co.mtry soldier. "Why, I volunteered because I have no wife, and go in for war," was the unequivocal reply ; "and now, why have you volunteered" he added. "Ah!" said the careworn-countenanced little man lor he was little with a significant sigh, "I ' have .volunteered because I have a icife, and go in Jor peace. Delta.